AKG K 550Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Top 55%590 points
Top 55%
Top 40%775 points
Top 40%
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
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AKG K 550 vs Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2: 21 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

110g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
195g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
48% have it

5. impedance

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
22Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
114dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
108dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
73% have it

8. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
38% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
31% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
44% have it

11. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
75% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
32% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
54% have it

15. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
42% have it

16. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
42% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
64% have it

18. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
22% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

20. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
87% have it

21. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
AKG K 550
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
1% have it

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